httr (version 1.3.1)

content_type: Set content-type and accept headers.

Description

These are convenient wrappers aroud add_headers.

Usage

content_type(type)

content_type_json()

content_type_xml()

accept(type)

accept_json()

accept_xml()

Arguments

type

A mime type or a file extension. If a file extension (i.e. starts with .) will guess the mime type using guess_type.

Details

accept_json/accept_xml and content_type_json/content_type_xml are useful shortcuts to ask for json or xml responses or tell the server you are sending json/xml.

Examples

Run this code
# NOT RUN {
GET("http://httpbin.org/headers")

GET("http://httpbin.org/headers", accept_json())
GET("http://httpbin.org/headers", accept("text/csv"))
GET("http://httpbin.org/headers", accept(".doc"))

GET("http://httpbin.org/headers", content_type_xml())
GET("http://httpbin.org/headers", content_type("text/csv"))
GET("http://httpbin.org/headers", content_type(".xml"))
# }

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